Organizing your Heart and Home……..Serving Others

Welcome to the last Monday of Organizing your Heart & Home! Traci and I have had so much fun working together and we hope you have enjoyed getting your Heart and Home organized.

Traci is organizing her Laundry Room today and you do not want to miss it!! Today I’m focusing on Organizing your Heart and Home by Serving Others.

I was challenged to be more intentional about serving after reading Crazy Love by Francis Chan last summer. This book was sometimes hard to read because I knew I wasn’t doing enough.

I was reminded again (why I have to be reminded I don’t know!) what Christ has done for me. I was truly challenged to do more……to love more.……and to give more.

This is one of the reasons we decided to host a foreign exchange student.

Kitty has been such a blessing to our family and I can’t imagine life without her now.

So how do we Organize our Service to others? It’s actually quite simple!

1. Organize your quiet time.

2. Organize your prayer time.

3. And then your response will be to Serve!!!!

You see the more we become like Christ the more we will want to serve others.

We can…………..

  • send a note of encouragement to someone
  • take food to a new Mom
  • host a foreign exchange student
  • give to a worthy cause such as Compassion International
  • and the list can go on.

The point is to Serve Others!

I wanted to share this video that spurred me to stop living “safe” and “comfortable” all the time. Let’s stop thinking about ourselves and realize we are called to Serve Others!

*Now for my Giveaway!*

I’m giving away the book, Crazy Love by Francis Chan

Enter to win: (required entry)

  • Leave a comment and let me know you were here.

2 Bonus Entries:

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  • Tweet about this giveaway and come back and tell me about it in a separate comment.

This giveaway will end on Thursday (2/3) at 9 PM EST. The winner will be drawn at random, and notified via email.

“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.” Philippians 2:5-7

O.K. ladies don’t forget to stop by and visit Traci at Beneath my Heart. You don’t want to miss out on organizing your Home!

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  1. Judie says

    Found you thru The Cottage Chick. Loving your site. Can’t wait until I have more time to explore
    it in more depth. I especially want to thank you for reminding me to LOOK UP

  2. Jill D. says

    Wow-that is a great video and a humbling reminder to keep going and keep serving, no matter how tough the road. Thank you for sharing. Blessings
    -Jill D.

  3. Linda says

    This is one of the books I have on my list to read this year. I would love to win it. Thanks for the encouragement in this series.

  4. says

    My hubby is actually reading “Crazy Love” right now…I am next in line to read it! Thank you for all of your inspirational posts! I truly believe the stronger your relationship with Christ the more you want to do for and serve others! I know it has made a huge difference in my life! I think about others and how I can help now more than I ever have before!

  5. Leann says

    I have enjoyed this series with you and Tracy. I started reading blogs to get decorating inspiration, but honestly, when I read this series, I realized I should use this time to better my walk with the Lord. The computer can be a huge distraction for me so I’ve actually tried to use it less! As far as the challenge this week, it’s almost scary. I’ve heard of Francis Chan and actually thought about reading it. However, I’ve been a little “afraid” of what the Lord might teach me. Make sense? Seems like his book comes up every so often, so maybe a free copy of it is what I need! Thank you for your blog!!

    • Anonymous says

      This book is a hard read because it stretched me and sometimes that is so hard. But I know I need it!!!

  6. says

    OMG that video is wonderful. I’m going to have to get this book if I don’t win it. I want that kind of Crazy Love for my Father. Thank you so much for sharing it.

  7. Shelly Gauldin says

    Thank you so much for sharing your heart with us. I have wanting to read this book! So excited.

  8. says

    Love this post, but then I should since it speaks my soul. Great book too, someone is going to love it. Don’t add me to the giveaway tho… I already own it.

  9. Tania S. says

    Thank you so much for this reminder Cyndi. I have enjoyed visiting each Monday for the Organizing your Heart and Home time.

    • Anonymous says

      Thanks Tania! So glad you’ve enjoyed our posts, I’m hoping we can do something else together in the future. Blessings!